POSSESSIONS

New York Times, Sunday, May 4, 1986

Author:J. Samuel Smart
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 567 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 121, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. "Herzl" author: 1975 : ELON
5. Glove for Gedman : MITT
9. "Ici on ___ français" : PARLE
14. Greenish blue : AQUA
18. Poet Teasdale : SARA
19. Rajah's spouse : RANEE
20. Suffix with rend or vend : ITION
21. Irrational quantity : SURD
22. Hellman drama: 1934 : THECHILDRENSHOUR
25. Chief : HEAD
26. Bellowed : ROARED
27. Tear a passion to tatters : EMOTE
28. Their seats are called carols : ORIELS
30. Rosalind's milieu : ARDEN
31. Pressing need? : SADIRON
33. Peregrine : ALIEN
34. Assent : YES
35. Principles of physics : NEWTONSLAWS
38. Bird of passage : TRAMP
41. Author Puzo : MARIO
42. Command to Dobbin : GEE
43. Peak : ACME
45. Zero : NIL
46. ___ California : BAJA
49. Wonder's "___ She Lovely?" : ISNT
51. Listener's phrase : ISEE
52. At all : ONCE
53. Organic compounds : ENOLS
55. Carob : SAINTJOHNSBREAD
60. Petroleum byproduct : ETHANE
62. Disengage : LOOSEN
63. Dull sounds : THUDS
64. Scribe : PENMAN
65. Small ape : LAR
66. Banished : EXILED
69. Mesa's relative : BUTTE
71. Prado's locale : MADRID
74. Bestow : DONATE
75. New England resort : MARTHASVINEYARD
79. Long-tailed parrot : MACAW
80. Missouri's cousin : OTOE
81. Cooled : ICED
82. Savage Island : NIUE
84. Depend : RELY
85. Novel : NEW
86. Ebb : FLAG
87. Book sect. : APP
90. Primitive : EARLY
92. Ed from Kansas City : ASNER
94. Date of the Boston Marathon : PATRIOTSDAY
97. Associate of Jones : DOW
100. Blackboard : SLATE
102. Charms : AMULETS
103. Kind of ester : IMIDO
105. Lake near Rome : ALBANO
107. Count ___ : NOSES
108. Whine : SNIVEL
109. Coque, e.g. : LOOP
110. Shortened title of a 17th-century allegory : PILGRIMSPROGRESS
115. Housings for jet engines : PODS
116. ___ Varens, in "Jane Eyre" : ADELE
117. Broadcast : AIRED
118. ___ est percipi : ESSE
119. Hebridean isle : SKYE
120. Divided into sections : ZONED
121. Penury : NEED
122. Brace : STAY
1. Lost animal : ESTRAY
2. Pakistani city : LAHORE
3. Artemis's attendants : OREADS
4. Button material : NACRE
5. Bad, in Brest : MAL
6. Neighbor of Ill. : IND
7. Shipworm : TEREDO
8. Rife : TEEMING
9. Louis d'or : PISTOLE
10. ___ Nike (Acropolis temple) : ATHENA
11. Canal, to a Venetian : RIO
12. First Lady in 1929 : LOU
13. Sign up : ENROL
14. Paler : ASHIER
15. Wild carrot : QUEENANNESLACE
16. U.S.S.R. river : URAL
17. Appends : ADDS
19. Free : RID
23. Reddish-orange dye : HENNA
24. The Scandinavians : NORSE
29. Practice that can't be wrong? : RITE
31. Kind of steak or cheese : SWISS
32. Like Berg's music : ATONAL
33. Acclivity : ASCENT
36. Assam silkworm : ERI
37. Fluvial channel : WASH
39. Biotite : MICA
40. Appealed : PLED
41. Sled dog : MALAMUTE
44. Interlocked : MESHED
46. Warning signal : BEEP
47. Contribute to the pot : ANTE
48. Benet epic: 1928 : JOHNBROWNSBODY
50. Sobrino's relative : TIO
51. Platonic dialogue : ION
52. "___ People," 1980 Oscar winner : ORDINARY
54. Scythe handle : SNATH
56. Hale's "Man Without a Country" : NOLAN
57. Hebrew letter (often spelled sadhe) : TSADE
58. Grote of baseball : JERRY
59. Voluptuous : BUXOM
61. Necessitate : ENTAIL
67. Inclusive abbr. : ETAL
68. Moist : DEWY
70. Getaway : ESCAPE
71. First word of "Home, Sweet Home" : MID
72. Actor McKellen : IAN
73. Most arid : DRIEST
75. Green monkey's cousin : MONA
76. Roscoe ___, memorable comedian : ATES
77. Bright star in Lyra : VEGA
78. Pairs : DUADS
83. Stat for Gooden : ERA
86. Allison of TV fame : FRAN
87. Shielded like Ivanhoe : ARMORED
88. Pope who died in A.D. 157 : PIUSI
89. Movie-set worker : POLEMAN
91. Dishonest, in a way : LYING
93. Go by, as time : ELAPSE
95. Ravel : TANGLE
96. ___ O'Shea, music-hall star : TESSIE
97. Strip : DIVEST
98. Black Sea port : ODESSA
99. One of Henry VIII's lord chancellors : WOLSEY
101. Hitchcock film: 1969 : TOPAZ
104. Swamps : MIRES
105. The Graians, e.g. : ALPS
106. Watch : LOOK
108. Turf : SOD
111. Wedding words : IDO
112. Author Deighton : LEN
113. Prefix with fix : PRE
114. Type of tape : RED

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